French Guiana News

  • Pastor Fatally Shot and Church Burned
    A street in Saint-Laurent du Maroni
    Saint-Laurent du Maroni
    Photo: Wikipedia / Maarten van der Bent (cc)

    French Guiana is an overseas region of France located in northern South America. On the night of May 3rd, the pastor of the Gado Lobi church in Saint-Laurent du Maroni was shot and killed and at least seven other people were injured. A few hours later, the church building was burned to the ground.